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Species Goes pulcher - Living-hickory Borer

Long-horned Beetle - Goes pulcher Goes Long-horned Beetle - Goes pulcher Goes pulcher Beetle - Goes pulcher Goes pulcher Goes pulcher Longhorn Beetle sp? - Goes pulcher Goes pulcher - Living-hickory Borer? - Goes pulcher
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned Beetles)
Subfamily Lamiinae (Flat-faced Longhorns)
Tribe Monochamini
Genus Goes
Species pulcher (Living-hickory Borer)
Other Common Names
Hickory Borer -- not recommended, due to potential confusion with Hickory Borer (Megacyllene caryae)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Goes pulcher (Haldeman)
Orig. Comb: Monochamus pulcher Haldeman 1847
Explanation of Names
pulcher (L). 'beautiful' (1)
9 spp., all Nearctic
body length 18-27 mm (2)
Broad banded markings are distinctive.
e. US - Map (3)(4)
Deciduous forests
mostly: June-August (BG data)
Larvae feed in living Carya (including C. illinoinensis). Ulmus and Quercus are potential hosts. (5)
Uncommon (5)
Print References
Haldeman, S.S. 1847. Material towards a history of the Coleoptera Longicornia of the United States. Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., 10: 27-66.
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
3.The Cerambycidae of North America, Part VII, No. 1: ...subfamily Lamiinae, tribes Parmenini through Acanthoderini
E.G. Linsley, J. A. Chemsak. 1984. University of California Publications in Entomology 102: 1-258.
4.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
5.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.